Best Private Schools in Edinburgh - Co-Ed, Boys, Girls

Edinburgh has 9 of Scotland's best private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well.

The majority of Edinburgh's independent schools are located in the city centre, although there are some in suburbs and outlying towns. Edinburgh has a mixture of day and boarding private secondary schools.

Day Places£11,208£30,870£17,071
Boarding Places£26,163£37,680£31,862

Edinburgh has a broad mixture of private schools including co-educational, boarding schools and day schools.

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Schools in Edinburgh

Location42 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5BLGCSE A*/A: 81.8%
LocationCarrington Road, EH4 1QXGCSE A*/A: 74%
Location294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PUGCSE A*/A: 65%
LocationGarscube Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 6BGGCSE A*/A: 50.6%
LocationQueensferry Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3EZGCSE A*/A: Not Available
Location69 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5EGGCSE A*/A: Not Available
Location60 Spylaw Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5BRGCSE A*/A: Not Available
LocationLauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9EQGCSE A*/A: Not Available
LocationRavelston, Edinburgh, EH4 3NTGCSE A*/A: Not Available